Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery

What’s it all about?
When you become a Lab PortfolioTM policyholder you are automatically registered with Catlin BusinessAssist – a valuable “office in a box” disaster recovery planning solution.

“Office in a box” - what are the benefits?
Your insurer guarantees businesses communication functions in the event of a disaster – so if your business can’t enter its premises, BusinessAssist will provide:

  • Emergency office space
  • IT & network recovery and support services
  • Telecommunications recovery and support services
  • Ad hoc additional services as required

 …all guaranteed within one working day, upon activation of your online account.

Additional benefits include:

  • Embedded Disaster Recovery Plan – enabling you to create a tailored emergency plan
  • Backup of critical documents

How do I access this service?
An instruction guide will be included with your policy.  We’ll provide you with a username and password to access BusinessAssist online from anywhere in the world, 24/7.  You will need to complete a quick and simple questionnaire relating to your company’s core communications – then you’re all set.  And La Playa’s expert team is on hand to assist you with each step. 

How much does it cost?
BusinessAssist comes as standard with Lab PortfolioTM at no extra charge.

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About La Playa Science & Technology

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Specialist & Independent

La Playa's specialist Science & Tech team can help you protect your business with smart, flexible, high-performance insurance - with a friendly human UI. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language.  We’ll support you with great advice - helping you make good decisions for your business. 

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We also offer Business Protection (including Key Person Insurance) and Employee Benefits: a joined up approach with a team of advisers working for your best financial interests - all under one roof

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…from an expert who understands you

Tech-based business is 24/7, global and borderless, exposing you to new risks and liabilities - often in unfamiliar places. As the law struggles to keep pace with technology, insurance can provide a real safety net if you fall foul of changing legislation.

  • Specialist insurance for science and technology
  • Independent professional advice
  • Relationship-based service: right beside you when you make a claim
  • “Can do” culture
  • Seamless insurance across UK and US
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Direct Dial: +44 (0) 1223 200664

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Email: hanna.beaumont@laplayainsurance.com

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